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[Axiom-developer] Re: cannot build axiom

From: Aleksej Saushev
Subject: [Axiom-developer] Re: cannot build axiom
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 21:22:15 +0400
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root <address@hidden> writes:

>>So what will you tell them that you cannot figure out by a proper
>>configure script automatically?
> I do not know how to automatically and generically figure out the
> correct string, e.g. "debian", "macosxppc", "fedora9" ,etc. It seems
> that this would take an expert in each system to write system-specific
> code to probe the configuration for each system.

The correct way is not to use system names and to leave that on
the user or packager, ask the latter about path(es) to their libraries.

> Axiom is only known to run on a limited number of systems.
> Other systems might work, and I have a few of them "in process"
> but until they are tested and "just work", nothing is claimed.
> Getting Axiom to compile is only the first step.
> Once the lisp-only rewrite completes there won't be a need for
> system-specific labels anyway.

There is no need either.
CFLAGS and LDFLAGS is (generally) enough.

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